AA 777 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 808 posts, RR: 12 Posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4268 times:
I just got my new issue of Airliner World and in the back there is an article about how Manchester airport wants to have plane spotters look out for anything unusual or suspicious. Superintendent Paul Mclver said that he wants plane spotters to be his eyes and ears because "because they get into every nook and cranny"
I think we should hire Mr. Mclver at every airport in the world!
Thomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 4200 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4179 times:
Was there not a link to this story from a UK paper? If so and if someone could locate it, post it here (or e-mail it to me @ firstname.lastname@example.org), I would like to send it out to my local airport officials. The local authority here (HAS), has stated in the past that it was looking into implementing such a program as well and I would like to prod HAS a little bit with this story.
Rsmith6621a From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 194 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4099 times:
Another reason we need to gather into smaller groups in our local communitys.
If it is good for the UK where they have had far more terrorism than the USA then it should serve us and our airports well to implicate this program but I think that here in the USA we are going to have to educate our Airport officials first. Now we have a good case to show them.